Equations of Love

Date: Sat, 7 Jun 1997 07:14:52 -0500 (CDT)
From: Temporary Autonomous Zone (taz@suba.com)
To: zee-list
Subject: What is love?

As everyone knows: "Possession is nine tenths of the law." and "Love is the law, love under will." ThereforE, love in terms of will and possession can be shown as follows: 1. 9 x Law Will Possession = ------- & ---- = Law 10 Love Solve for love as follows: 2. 10 x Possession = 9 x Law & Will = Law x Love 3. 10 x Possession Will Law = --------------- & Love = ---- 9 Law 4. Therefore, Will Love = ------------------- 10 x Possession --------------- 9 5. Which can be simplified to: 9 x Will Love = --------------- 10 x Possession Here we succinctly see what many have suspected: the more stuff you have, the less love you have. Even if Will increases at a rate equal to that of Possession, Love will still gradually erode. One will note, however, that if all Possession is discarded, Love becomes an undefined, unbounded and perfectly mysterious value which aproaches infinity, as many a mystic has thought. Therefore, Send your possessions to: Temple of the Ancient Zen at: ^ ^ ^ T.A.Z. POB 268634 Chicago IL 60626-8634 USA